Welcome to my personal webpage!

I am Mario Cannella, a PhD student in Economics at Northwestern University.

My research interests are in economic history, political economy, and applied microeconomics.

You can find my CV here.

Email: mariocannella2022@u.northwestern.edu

Working Papers

"The Political Legacy of Nazi Annexation", with Alexey Makarin and Ricardo Piqué, Revise and Resubmit at the Economic Journal

Video from the "2021 Online Economic History Workshop - Damaged Goods: Reconciliation After Occupation & War"

"Board composition and performance of State-Owned Enterprises: Quasi-experimental evidence", with Audinga Baltrunaite, Sauro Mocetti, and Giacomo Roma

Also Bank of Italy working paper no. 1328, CEPR Discussion Paper no. 16056

Covered by la Repubblica, Lavoce.info

Work in Progress

"The long-term consequences of Distance Education: Evidence from the first U.S. Correspondence Program", awarded the "Exploratory Travel and Data Grant" by the Economic History Association

"Two sides of the same coin: Labor market effects of party membership and government surveillance in Fascist Italy", with Giacomo Gabbuti and Gianluca Russo

"Vote for Hollywood: the Effects of US Indirect Propaganda on Italian Elections", with Matteo Magnaricotte